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Chinese Embroidery & Textiles

China is well known for its delicate silk threads and has decoratively embroidered textiles for thousands of years. Discovered by the outside world during the Han dynasty, Chinese embroidery and textiles became famous and were traded among the Greeks, Somalis, Romans, Persians, Indians, and Armenians for their beauty and lightweight quality. They were also sought after because they had a tendency to keep a person warm in the winter but cool in the summer.

The production of Chinese silk textiles was once one of the best kept trade secrets. Rearing silkworms to make silk requires care from the egg stage of a silkworm’s life until its cocoon stage. Once the worm reaches cocoon stage, the cocoon must be steamed or baked so that the pupa inside will die, and then dipped into hot water to... Read more

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Ensemble de textiles  Chine - Début du XXe siècle

June 23, 2017, 2:30 PM CET
Paris, France

€200 (starting bid)

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Chinese Woven Textile Framed Art

June 23, 2017, 1:00 PM EST
Mebane, NC, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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A RARE DRAGON EMBROIDERED SATIN WITH FRAME

June 24, 2017, 10:30 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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A FINE BUDDHA ON FABRIC

June 24, 2017, 10:30 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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LARGE CHINESE SILK EMBROIDERY. - 123 3/8 in. x 36 1/4 in.

June 24, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
Chevy Chase, MD, USA

$1,600 (5 bids)

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GROUP OF CHINESE EMBROIDERED SILK CLOTHING.

June 24, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
Chevy Chase, MD, USA

$60 (2 bids)

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TWO CHINESE SILK EMBROIDERY.

June 24, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
Chevy Chase, MD, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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Chinese Embroidered Infant Dress

June 24, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
Long Island City, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Embroidered Flowers On Silk

June 24, 2017, 10:00 AM MST
Glendale, AZ, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Chinese Embroidered Flowers On Silk

June 24, 2017, 10:00 AM MST
Glendale, AZ, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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XLG Gorgeous Antique Chinese Silk & Gold Thread Embroidery 8x5 Feet

June 24, 2017, 10:30 AM PST
Gardnerville, NV, USA

$6,000 (starting bid)

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An Antique/Vintage Chinese Hand Stiched Silk Pillow

June 24, 2017, 4:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$25 (starting bid)

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2x Framed Chinese hand embroided pictures

June 25, 2017, 10:00 AM AEST
Fyshwick, Australia

AUD150 (starting bid)

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A Chinese Cross Stitch of God of Wealth, Label of Hong Kong Framer on Reverse

June 25, 2017, 1:00 PM AEST
Alexandria, Australia

AUD10 (starting bid)

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A Vintage Chinese Framed Silk

June 24, 2017, 11:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$40 (starting bid)

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A Vintage Chinese Framed Silk

June 24, 2017, 11:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$40 (starting bid)

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Two Chinese embroidered silk pien mien fans with ivory handle, 18/19th C.

June 25, 2017, 10:00 AM CET
Bruges, Belgium

€4,600 (5 bids)

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A Chinese embroidered opera dress, 19/20th C.

June 25, 2017, 10:00 AM CET
Bruges, Belgium

€200 (1 bid)

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A pair of Chinese embroidered lotus shoes, 19/20th C.

June 25, 2017, 10:00 AM CET
Bruges, Belgium

€50 (starting bid)

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A Chinese embroidered silk panel with dragons, 19th C.

June 25, 2017, 10:00 AM CET
Bruges, Belgium

€550 (2 bids)

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A Chinese embroidered silk panel with dragons, 18/19th C.

June 25, 2017, 10:00 AM CET
Bruges, Belgium

€300 (1 bid)

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Chinese Silk Embroidery Panel

June 25, 2017, 7:00 AM PST
Flemington, NJ, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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Chinese Silk Embroidery

June 25, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$2,000 (starting bid)

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pr of 19th c Chinese embroidered pictures

June 25, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Williston, VT, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Chinese Embroidered Panel

June 25, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Beverly, MA, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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A HAND MAKING BUTTERFLY EMBROIDERED ON FABRIC

June 25, 2017, 10:30 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$80 (starting bid)

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A FINE DRAGON EMBROIDERY JACKET

June 25, 2017, 10:30 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$200 (1 bid)

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A GROUP OF FOUR EMBROIDERY WITH CHINESE STORY

June 25, 2017, 10:30 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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A GROUP OF FOUR EMBROIDERY WITH CHINESE STORY

June 25, 2017, 10:30 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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A GROUP OF FOUR EMBROIDERY WITH CHINESE STORY

June 25, 2017, 10:30 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Framed Antique Chinese Embroidered Silk Textile

June 25, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
Stamford, CT, USA

$50 (1 bid)

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Chinese Embroidery

June 25, 2017, 8:30 AM PST
Gardena, CA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Chiense Silk Embroidery

June 25, 2017, 8:30 AM PST
Gardena, CA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Chinese Two Embroidered Silk Sleeve Ornaments

June 25, 2017, 12:00 PM EST
West Palm Beach, FL, USA

$170 (starting bid)

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Chinese H/C Embroidered Panel Scene With Boats

June 25, 2017, 12:00 PM EST
West Palm Beach, FL, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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(3) Chinese Silk Robes

June 25, 2017, 10:00 AM PST
Saratoga, CA, USA

$351 (2 bids)

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A Tiny Pair of Chinese Ladies Silk and Embroidered Shoes, 11 cm

June 26, 2017, 10:00 AM BST
Exmouth, United Kingdom

£20 (starting bid)

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19th C. Chinese Embroidered Wedding Blanket ex-Historia

June 26, 2017, 9:00 AM MST
Louisville, CO, USA

$125 (2 bids)

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Qing - An Embroidered Silk Figure Of Shakyamuni

June 26, 2017, 3:00 PM PST
San Francisco, CA, USA

$3,000 (starting bid)

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Qing - A Embroidered Match Box

June 26, 2017, 3:00 PM PST
San Francisco, CA, USA

$1,500 (starting bid)

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CHINESE QING PERIOD SILK EMBROIDERY

June 27, 2017, 10:30 AM BST
Shillelagh, Ireland

€700 (starting bid)

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CHINESE QING PERIOD SILK EMBROIDERY

June 27, 2017, 10:30 AM BST
Shillelagh, Ireland

€260 (starting bid)

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CHINESE QING PERIOD COURT CEREMONIAL SILK TUNIC

June 27, 2017, 10:30 AM BST
Shillelagh, Ireland

€90 (starting bid)

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A CHINESE SILK & GOLD THREAD EMBROIDERY PANEL.H175.

June 27, 2017, 1:00 PM EST
Coram, NY, USA

$350 (starting bid)

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CHINESE EMBROIDERY OF PHEONIX BIRD WITH

June 27, 2017, 6:00 PM EST
Seaford, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Chinese Silk Artwork of Great Wall

June 28, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Chinese Silk Embroidery Framed in Tray

June 28, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Three Chinese Silk Embroidery Pieces

June 28, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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framed Chinese embroidery, Republican period

June 28, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
NYC, NY, USA

$100 (1 bid)

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Eleven Embroidered Silk Panels

June 28, 2017, 1:00 PM EST
Bloomfield , NJ, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Late Qing Cantonese Silk

June 29, 2017, 10:30 AM AEST
Sydney, Australia

AUD200 (starting bid)

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A Chinese official badge embroidery in a wooden tray

June 29, 2017, 2:00 PM GMT
Bath, United Kingdom

£80 (1 bid)

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Early 20 century  Chinese embroideries with one hundred cranes

June 29, 2017, 2:00 PM GMT
Bath, United Kingdom

£80 (starting bid)

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A Republican Chinese embroidery plus one other

June 29, 2017, 2:00 PM GMT
Bath, United Kingdom

£80 (starting bid)

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A 19/20th century embroidery inside a wooden tray

June 29, 2017, 2:00 PM GMT
Bath, United Kingdom

£30 (starting bid)

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Pair of Chinese Framed Textile

June 29, 2017, 7:00 AM PST
New York, NY, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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Chinese Embroidered Valance Panel

June 29, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Philadelphia, PA, USA

$375 (2 bids)

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Chinese Republic Embroidery Blanket

June 29, 2017, 2:00 PM EST
Richmond Hill, ON, Canada

$50 (starting bid)

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